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Need an objective eye. Having trouble with this MKV file

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I dont know whats up, but for some reason when I try to burn the ESB-Revisited MKV, I get audio fine, but no video once the disc is finished. Ive done several in the past, but this one is stumping me. I use tSMuxer first to create an .ISO, then imgBurn to burn the disc like Ive done for all other MKV files. Any ideas on whats happening or what I might be missing? Thanks!

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It’s not a Blu-Ray compliant file. The black bars on top and bottom are cropped out, so it isn’t full 1280x720 pixels, which is a requirement for a Blu-Ray. You’ll need to reencode the video to add black bars, which will (at least slightly) affect video quality.

Not sure what the best program to do this would be, someone else will have to chime in on that.

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Ya know, thats what I was thinking. So should I burn it to a double sided DVD? Thanks though!. I knew I was missing something, but I burn so seldom that I forget the process. To be honest, I really dont know how to burn a file of this type. Its too big for a DVD, wont work on BD, so Im guessing a duel DVD.

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No, you’re missing the point. The file itself isn’t Blu-Ray or AVCHD compatible at all. Doesn’t matter how you burn it, unless you convert the file to add the extra lines of resolution to get it to 1280x720 exactly (black letterboxing bars on top and bottom), it won’t play.

Same goes for a DVD - it’s an HD file, so already it’s not DVD-compliant, but even if it wasn’t HD, it’s missing the required letterboxing to fill out the 720x480 frame an NTSC DVD requires.

You should, however, be able to put the file as is on a USB flash drive and plug it into your Blu-Ray player (or even your TV), and the file should play just fine.

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Thanks dude, I got it now. Im an idiot. Guess I gotta find the DVD file or the BD25. Appreciate you replying. Saved me a headache.

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Unfortunately, only the 720p MKV that you already have has been released so far. No current ETA on a BD25 or DVD version.

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But hell, I tried xfering to a thumb drive to play on TV/BD player and you cant move a file larger than 4gb to a fat32 drive. So I formatted to NTFS, and my PS3/TV/AVRCR doesnt even detect that type. Outside of my PC, I have no way to watch it> I have a decently sized 21:9 display, but its not the same as my TV/projector. Im curious as to how it will look on that big of a display.

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ExFAT might work if NTFS doesn’t. I know that’ll work in a PS4, but I can’t vouch for specific TVs or BR players (and I know it won’t work for a PS3).

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